Bailey Hobson

30 April 1798–25 March 1850 (Age 51)
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bailey

When Bailey Hobson was born on 30 April 1798, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John H Hobson, was 33 and his mother, Lydia Harvey, was 36. He married Clarissa Stewart on 18 March 1821, in Crawford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in DuPage, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 25 March 1850, in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bailey Hobson
Clarissa Stewart
Marriage: 18 March 1821
John Harvey Hobson
Mary Ann "Polly" Hobson
William Hobson
Oliver Cromwell Hobson
Nancy Hobson
Elizabeth Hobson
Merit C. Hobson
Martha Hobson
Elvira Hobson
Charlotte Hobson
Ellen Hobson
Adela Hobson
Albert P Hobson

Spouse and Children

18 March 1821
Crawford, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 14

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

The History of Jesse Hobson (1812-1883)

[This story came from: John Amasa Whetten Family Histories] Jesse Hobson Parents: Nathan Harvey Hobson   Rebecca Freeman Born: 26 Jan 1812  , …

Sources (3)

  • Bailey Hobson, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"
  • Baly Hobson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Bailey Hobson, "Illinois Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880"

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